Christmas Irony

When it comes to Nativity scenes and Christmas plays, I think the least favorite part to play is probably a shepherd. In the few re-enactments I remember (and I use that word loosely), there weren’t many, if any, of us boys scrambling for the staff. … Read More

Missing the Obvious

One of the things I love about the shepherds in the Christmas story is their ability to spot the obvious. Think about it – when they heard the angel encourage them to go see the newborn baby, they responded by saying to one another, “Let’s … Read More